Name: Rhodovastum Okamura et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Rho.do.vas’tum Gr. n. rhodon, the rose; L. neut. adj. vastum, empty, vast; M.L. neut. n. Rhodovastum, the vast rose, referring to the cell color and size

Type species: Rhodovastum atsumiense Okamura et al. 2018

Effective publication: Okamura K, Hisada T, Kanbe T, Hiraishi A. Rhodovastum atsumiense gen. nov., sp. nov., a phototrophic alphaproteobacterium isolated from paddy soil. J Gen Appl Microbiol 2009; 55:43-50.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 180. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:693-694.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Acetobacteraceae (ex Henrici 1939) Gillis and De Ley 1980

Assigned by: Okamura K, Hisada T, Kanbe T, Hiraishi A. Rhodovastum atsumiense gen. nov., sp. nov., a phototrophic alphaproteobacterium isolated from paddy soil. J Gen Appl Microbiol 2009; 55:43-50.

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